The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 137 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.055% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+86.04% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Automation Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2311 1773 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.99% 97.42% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1445 1529
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Birmingham region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Birmingham

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) Selenium
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
8 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (22.22%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) ISEB
9 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.11%) C#
10 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (5.56%) JUnit
10 1 (5.56%) SOAP
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL
10 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.56%) OO
10 1 (5.56%) Finance

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) API Testing
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP